Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Boyd's Creek” in chapter 55 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:
...batteries of four guns each.
All the forces that could be spared from the vessels on blockade were withdrawn, and the night of November 28th was appointed for proceeding up the Broad River and into Boyd's Creek , one of its branches, whence a short march only was necessary to reach the railroad connecting Savannah with Charleston.
The vessels of the Navy selected for this service were the Pawnee, Commander...
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